The captain and engineer motored the ship across the harbour, intending to beach her in shallow water.
With the fish leaping constantly I led it surely but gently upstream onto the shallow riffle in order to beach it.
I was ready to beach the fish on the bar, which now stood clear of all but the biggest waves.
Fifty yards off the beach a boat swerves in, cuts its outboard and prepares to beach itself in front of us.
Fishermen from the Cinque Ports claimed a long-standing right to beach their boats and to dry their nets there.
We did try and glimpse it through the launderette windows, but unfortunately we'd spent too long walking along the pebbly beach , and it was closed.
Souyia proved another low-key mix of tavernas and bars fronting a pebbly beach .
The decision to beach the vessel was a hurried and ill-considered over-reaction, with significant consequences in terms of damage.
Once, he even directed the helmsman to beach the boat, right into the teeth of an ambush, and pursued our attackers on foot, into the jungle.